MAINWARING, Edward (1577-1647), of Whitmore, Staffs.
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Family and Education
b. 1577, 1st s. of Edward Mainwaring of Whitmore by Jane, da. of Matthew Craddock of Staffs. educ. Magdalen Hall, Oxf. 1594; M. Temple 1595. m. 1600, Sarah (d.1648), da. and coh. of John Stone, haberdasher, of Bow Churchyard, London, 2s. 1da. suc. fa. 1604.
Mayor, Newcastle-under-Lyme 1609, 1640, 1643; j.p. Staffs. 1615; sheriff 1645-6.
Whitmore was some four miles from Newcastle, for which borough Mainwaring was returned while still at the Middle Temple. He was a parliamentarian in the civil war, and died in 1647. The 1625 MP for Newcastle-under-Lyme was his son.
PCC 46 Dorset; J. C. Wedgwood, Staffs. Parl. Hist.(Wm. Salt Arch. Soc.), i.; Vis. Staffs. (Wm. Salt Arch. Soc. v. pt. 2), 207-8; Wm. Salt Arch. Soc. 1912, p. 287; T. Pape, Newcastle-under-Lyme, 50, 80, 268; Committee at Stafford (Staffs. Rec. Soc. ser. 4, i), 353.